Seattle Foundation Events


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Seattle Foundation hosts a variety of virtual events. These events will take place using Zoom. For more information about joining a Zoom meeting, please visit the Zoom Help Center at

For information about Seattle Foundation events, please contact Events Manger, Zandra Grissom at

Upcoming Events:

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COVID-19 Response Fund Donor Briefing

The COVID-19 Response Fund Donor Briefing scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 22, has been postponed and will be rescheduled soon.



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East King County Community Fund
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 | 2 – 3 p.m.

East King County is a dynamic place with unique attributes and needs. The East King County Community Fund, launched in June, offers philanthropists an opportunity to join together to address the area’s particular local needs, including those amplified by the coronavirus pandemic. Learn More >>


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Climate Justice: Ensuring Resiliency
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 | 2 – 3:15 p.m.

Reducing the risks of climate change requires addressing its root causes, identifying and adapting to its impacts and ensuring community resiliency to respond to climate change. Presented in partnership with GRIST. Learn More >> 


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Giving with Impact
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Whether you’re just getting started or seeking to adapt your giving to the changing needs in our community, this interactive workshop will help you craft a powerful and rewarding giving plan. Learn More >>


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Catalyzing Community: Black-led Organizations
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 | 2 – 3 p.m.

What do Black-led organizations need and how can we help them build power? How can funders counter disenfranchisement and foster civic engagement? Seattle Foundation staff and partners will share new research and efforts to grow capacity among nonprofits serving the Black community. 


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Annual Investment Briefing
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 | 2 – 3:15 p.m.

Learn from our team of experts at our annual Investment Briefing. Brian Crawford of Colonial Consulting, Seattle Foundation Investment Committee members, and representatives of our management team will discuss how our investment strategy ensures the judicious stewardship of our community's philanthropic assets.